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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
the earth in an astronaut-like suit and landed safely in new mexico. the descent lasted over nine minutes. half was in free-fall at a top speed of 833 miles per hour. i can't imagine what that would be like. he broke several records including highest free-fall, fastest free-fall and highest manned balloon flight. >> this is amazing. the first person ever to break the sound barrier, chuck yeager celebrated it by doing it again. he is 89 years old, i believe. that came on the 65th anniversary of his flight. he sat in the back seat of an f 15 eagle aggressor above the mojave desert. >> fantastic. >> i'm looking at him. born in 1923. >> love it. >>> these pictures are fantastic. this is "endeavour." it launched off the space pad and many miles in space. but the final on the streets of los angeles may have been the hardest. several trees had to be cut down on an emergency basis to get the spacecraft through. unfortunately the spacecraft did receive 17 slow driving tickets. >> and a bunch of graffiti. >> that is nothing for l.a. traffic. >> it's moving right along. >> it seems like during this
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
. he's launching from new mexico. we're told it's windy now. it should be going right about now. we'll see. >> i can't to report -- i hope he does it successfully. >> safely. >> quite the feat. >> gotten rid of the rain and left with more clouds than sun. going to begin with a look at our weather headlines. showers have ended, thank goodness. it really affected the morning commute today. but i don't have a lot of sun to talk about today either. more clouds than sun in the forecast for today. there is a warmup ahead, as well as a return to sunny skies. i'm happy to say that you will get to enjoy it. let's take a look now at temperatures across the area and show you where things are and how warm and how cool it is a little bit out there. had a nippy start to the day. 51 at baltimore. 53 at d.c. 48 frederick this hour. 50 at dulles. 46degrees at martinsburg. dry conditions now, this was filled in with rainfall earlier this morning. now mother nature has dealt us dry conditions after affecting the morning commute. we are doing so much better. back to our weather maps, had early morning
Oct 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
what that would be like. he landed safely in new mexico. he broke several records that included highest free-fall, fastest free-fall and highest manned balloon flight and broke the sound barrier when he did it. the temperature at the time of the jump 24 miles up was 90 degrees below zero. wow. >> that astronaut suit would come in very handy. >> yes. >>> a football hits a reporter in the face on live tv. you won't believe how he responded. we will show that to you next. >> i didn't see this. >> a bittersweet weekend. it's over for the nationals but redskins get a win. [ female announcer ] as you're making your decision... maybe you're wondering what to believe about mitt romney. well, when it comes to protecting your access to birth control... and the basic women's health care services planned parenthood provides... one thing we must remember, is this: i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] he'll cut it off. cut us off. planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. [ female announcer ] women need to know the real mitt romney. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
news, a border patrol agent shot and killed on the border with mexico. the department of homeland security says another agent was wounded in the shooting. and is being air lifted to a hospital. should be okay. and this happened this morning near busby arizona. and the fbi is beginning an investigation to find ow exactly what happened. >>> following up on a story we told you about earlier. a decades old mystery on the way to being solved maybe. scientists at michigan state university are now analyzing soil samples that will help determine whether the remains of jimmy hoffa could be buried in a residential neighborhood. the findings should be released today. hoffa of course was the steamsters boss who vanished almost 40 years ago. a new tip led to the search. police are not sure the time line of the tipsters account matches up with hoffa's death but investigators say we should learn more today. tony? >>> in local news, four women studying at american university were fondled near campus in just the last week. and yesterday, the university issued a campus alert about the attacks. they
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
. they will return to the stage to celebrate their 50th anniversary. they'll be in newark, new mexico at the prudential center in december. newark right now is the only u.s. stop the stones have announced. they're releasing a greatest hits collection next month which will also have two new songs and for anyone who's counting, mick jagger is now 69 years old. >> is this new -- is this when they announced it? that video? >> i don't know what is, is that recent video we're asking? we don't know. >> they look good. yenning all things considered -- i mean all things considered. hard living out there. >> all the things they've gone through over the last 50 years it's amazing and good for them. it's a limited tour. two dates in london and two dates in jersey. talk they'll add chicago and l. a.. that might be it. >> okay. i love that. >>> all right, still ahead, virginia gearing up for a big event. >> here's holly live with details about the international gold cup. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. and you're right, it is a horse steeple chase race, but there's another an
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and if all goes well, he'll break the sound barrier. it's set for dawn, new mexico time. >>> one of the most popular exhibits at the smithsonian takes a trip overseas. dorothy's slippers will go on loan to a museum at london as part of a hollywood costume exhibit. it's the first time the shoes have left the u.s. and the first time they've been reunited with her blue and white dress since was filmed. if you miss seeing them, don't fret, they'll be back here at home in late november. >> what a national treasure. >> uh-huh. >> really is. >> cool to see. when you see them upclose, they don't look the way you expect they would look. very interesting. >> and tiny. >> yeah. >>> let's switch gears now, head over to gwen. she's got the weather and -- >> speaking of something tiny, the my first 5 photo. >> yes. wait until you see how tiny this sweetheart is. it is time for my first 5 photo of the day. >> oh, cute, cute, cute! >> we say hello to the tiniest terp fan. guess how old antonio is? he is only two months old. >> so cute. >> already rooting for his team. >> sweet baby. >> his parents say he wa
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